Carney ends weekly press conferences about COVID-19

Daniel Larlham Jr. Headlines, Health

  In Gov. John Carney’s last weekly COVID-19 press briefing, state officials announced that the average life expectancy has gone down because of the virus and that pharmacies have been doing a larger part of vaccination over the last month.  Carney said last week that with a rising number of vaccinations and declining number of cases, and with his emergency …

State narrows gap between stats and Fourth of July vaccination goal

Betsy Price Headlines, Health

  Delaware is sitting at 69.8% of the eligible population vaccinated.   Delaware is thisclose to making its Fourth of July goal to give at least one dose of vaccine to 70% of those eligible to take them. The state said in a press release Monday afternoon that according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 69.8% of Delawareans …

Friday’s COVID-19 numbers illustrate continuing decline in COVID-19 cases

Betsy Price Headlines, Health

  And the good news keeps coming. On Friday, 51 people were hospitalized in Delaware because of COVID-19. And only 48 new cases were reported on a seven-day average. The numbers illustrate the decline in the number of new cases, hospitalizations and deaths. As of Thursday, a state Division of Public Health press release said, there have been 109,005 positive …